Jong Hoon (Jon) Kim

Program Director


Phone: (617) 949-6844


Jon Kim joined Corporate Relations in February 2022 as Program Director.

Jon comes to Corporate Relations with extensive experience in managing business and product development, and partnership with Korean and Asian companies.

Prior to MIT, Jon worked for several technology companies (Entegris, Amazon Alexa, Brooks Automation, Nuance Communications, VoiceSignal Technologies) leading product development and partnership with Korean and Asian companies in semiconductor, AI, voice assistant, mobile, robotics industry.

Before coming to US, Jon was Commercial Specialist at the US Embassy in Seoul (US Department of Commerce, Foreign Commercial Service). There he developed market entry and business strategies for US technology, energy, and automotive companies, and conducted market research and partner alliance programs. Jon also resolved many regulatory issues working with both Korean and US government agencies, for US automotive companies to increase sales in Korea significantly.

Jon earned his B.A. in Public Administration at the Yonsei University in Seoul, and his MBA at the University of Michigan.